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Clean-up needed: [identity]

I draw your attention to the identity tag. There is no tag wiki, and no usage guidance, of course. Questions are quite scattered. How to delete a Twitter account How to create a "new online ...
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Clean up needed of Meta tag: [archive]

I draw your attention to the tag archive. Currently, there are 19 questions. There is no tag wiki or usage guidance. There are a number of apps which have the concept of "archiving", not to mention ...
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What to do about obsolete questions?

I recently started digging through some of the old unanswered YouTube questions, and I stumbled over several that don't really make sense anymore. Like this one: The user is asking about the autoplay ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2017

It is a bit late into this new year, being that we're already in the second month, but we are now cycling the Community Promotion Ads for 2017! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion ...
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Why was my question about Wunderlist migrated to Super User?

I asked a question about Wunderlist not working in Firefox in private mode. This question was migrated to Super User. I'm not complaining about it, but as a new user to this Stack, I would like to ...
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Better tag guidance for tags that attract development questions

In spite of our best efforts, we still get daily questions about web application development. Obviously, people don't read. Part of the problem may be that some of the tags that a web app developer ...
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Please Undelete my Question [closed]

I would have asked this in the chat room, but it appears to be dead. I recently asked a question on the main site, which I deleted to migrate over to SuperUser.SE as I was told it was more suitable ...
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Do we need a canonical “How can I recover my Facebook account” question/answer?

We've been getting a fair number of "I can't get into my Facebook account" questions that are generally pretty poor. We could use a canonical question and answer for recovering a Facebook account ...
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Adding [commcare] tag to Web Applications

I work at Dimagi, an organization that builds software to enable other people to build data collection applications for community health workers all over the world. Configuring these types of ...
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Suggest [password-recovery] as synonym of [account-recovery]

Isn't password-recovery a subset of account-recovery? I mean, if you're trying to recover your password you're obviously trying to recover access to your account, no? (The reverse is not necessarily ...
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What is meant by 'bumped to the homepage'?

I saw this question on main site. This question has bumped to the homepage by Community. Description is given as This question has answers that may be good or bad; the system has marked it active so ...
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Break synonym between [account-management] and [account-recovery]

Currently, account-recovery is a synonym of account-management. While I agree that they're related, and sometimes closely so, I suggest that they're sufficiently different that they should not be ...
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Where is the definition of in and out of scope?

I hunted about, and found meta, but not a definition of what questions this community considers in and out of scope. Where can that be found?
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Why did my question (about an app with no web UI) get migrated from Super User to Web Apps?

LINE is an application that runs on Windows, Android, iOS. LINE has no web UI, nothing at all, in fact its website only shows static help pages. If you don't own a smartphone with a phone number you ...
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False grounds for “on hold”

Anyone concerned about questions being put on hold on false grounds, see this example: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/99849/is-free-google-app-engine-as-slow-for-everyone-else-too
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Google on Area 51, a proposed Q&A site for people interested in learning how to use Google products

Few minutes ago I found on Area 51 Google, a proposed Q&A site for people interested in learning how to use Google products. I think that its scope is included in the scope of this site so I ...
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Please rename [skype] to [skype-for-web]

While the usage guidance for skype points out that it's only for "Skype for Web", we still get people asking about the installable software.1,2 We can shortcut that to be specific with the tag by ...
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Purpose of [reporting] tag

I draw your attention to the reporting tag. Currently 14 questions, and they run the gamut: using Google Spreadsheets to make a report scheduling reports in HP Project and Portfolio Management ...
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Google Apps is now “G Suite”

https://www.google.com/gsuite or, if you prefer, https://gsuite.google.com/ Introducing G Suite from Google Cloud. A set of intelligent apps including Gmail, Docs, Drive and Calendar to connect the ...
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Is this site really the right place for Amazon Web Services?

We have a number of questions tagged with amazon-web-services, amazon-ec2, and/or amazon-s3. Is this really the best site for these questions? Okay, granted, AWS makes it really easy to spin up and ...
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Search operators not working correctly

I like to search for questions that aren't closed, that has at least one answer but which doesn't have an accepted or upvoted answer, so that I can surface hidden gems that deserve votes. closed:no ...
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When is it appropriate to repost a question?

I have a question here that hasn't received any answers in a while. Is it appropriate to repost the question so it receives some more attention?
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We need to git rid of [git]

I draw your attention to the git tag and its 27 questions. Git is in no wise a web application. There are a number of web applications (github, bitbucket) with which Git can be used, and we have tags ...
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Let's rename [google-plus-hangouts] to [google-hangouts]

In Google's ongoing effort to divorce functionality from Google+, the "Plus" part of the name for Google Hangouts was dropped several months ago. As you can see from the official page, the name of the ...
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Best practices for recommending a web app or other tool

I understand that questions asking for app recommendations (or even just "if such an app exists") are off-topic. Questions should be about problems to solve. Sometimes, though, the best solution to a ...
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Burninate [hide]

I draw your attention to the tag hide. It's currently applied to 10 questions, all of which have something to do with hiding, or not hiding, something. (At least none of them are about animal skin.) ...
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How do I “reopen” a very old question with a poor/outdated answer?

I'm looking for a better answer to this very old question: How can you write queries in a Google spreadsheet so that the columns are kept up to date? How do I get new attention on it to farm better ...
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Can one reject suggested (by others) edits to one's own post?

I recently edited this question: Improve auto-generated subtitles/CC for Youtube videos that are not mine I later found out it was rejected, although I thought it was a solid edit (similar to ...
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Can't good editors have their edits automatically approved even though they don't have enough reputation?

The title pretty much says it all. I do a lot of edits and the vast majority of them gets accepted after the peer reviewing. Couldn't the editors who have like over 90% of their edits on the ...
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Should we delete spam links as well as flagging the post?

I recently reviewed this question how can I increase my website loading speed. It was a single line question including a link to a site. I think my website speed is not good. so how can I increase ...
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What is the tag [google-calendar-reminders] for?

The tag google-calendar-reminders is pretty old, with questions dating back to 2013. Presumably, it refers to the fact that entering events in a calendar is a way to be reminded of them. But the ...
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How long are our edit suggestions valid for?

I had recently suggested an edit for a post (Inbox older emails are swept. How can I recover them?) Although moderator Sathya♦ later made an edit to the same post (without approving mine) my (...
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New tag request for [basecamp3]

I want to create the basecamp3 tag and both ask and answer questions in the long run. I may also post about Basecamp in the future because we do use both Basecamp and Basecamp 3 in our company and I ...
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Where are all of these Office 365 questions coming from?

It seems that in the last week, there's been quite an increase in the number of questions about Microsoft Office 365 products. (Excel Online, Outlook on the Web, etc.) Don't get me wrong; I think it'...
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How should I have edited this question differently?

Recently I discovered that a new bang had been added to DuckDuckGo, and I was curious about how long the new bang has been around. A Google search led me to this question: Is there a way to get the ...
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Where are my deleted questions?

In relation to: Did my question get deleted? can I even see where, or if, I have, or might have, closed/deleted/etc. questions? The answers don't explain how or where information on the question ...
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Is it possible to undo the approval on suggested edit?

I approved this suggested edit by mistake. I wanted to click on Reject tab but mistakenly I ended up clicking on Approve. Is it possible to undo this action? Or what to do if something happen like ...
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Tag Excerpt (guidance) improvement project

Tag wikis and wiki excerpts have evolved a bit over time. Originally, the excerpt was supposed to be "the elevator pitch" for a tag. However, that guidance has changed and the excerpt is meant to be a ...
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How to ask a question that has been asked before but not given a full answer

I have a question about my Web Applications Stack Exchange post: My Twitter account isn't showing up in other's notifications Ten days ago I was searching Stack Exchange for solutions to a ...
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What [javascript] questions are on-topic?

I've tweaked the tag guidance and description of the javascript tag to try to make it more clear that more than likely the question our visitor is about to ask is off-topic here. As you can see, a ...
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Site Activity and VoteGraph 20160614 in the last 12 weeks

According to http://data.stackexchange.com/webapps/query/161411/site-activity-and-votegraph the number of question votes in week was incresed almost 4 times. Is this correct?
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Is it OK to ask and answer my own question?

I had a problem with a web application that I was about to ask about here, but I solved it myself. I think the information would be useful to others, because I can't be the only person who has run ...
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Why did I receive badge notification which I have already earned?

Yesterday I received notification 2 times on main site (as well as for Stack Overflow) that I have earned "Marshal" badge, which I have already earned back in November 2015. See the below screenshot ...
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How can I ask question for a non-existing tag? [duplicate]

I have few questions about flowdock, since I don't have enough reputation to create the tags. In this case how can I ask the question for the non-existing tag?
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Overlapping [export]/[data-liberation]/[migrate-data]/[migration] tags

I draw your attention to the following tags (numbers are of Open Qs): data-liberation x42 migrate-data x35 export x93 migration x20 These would seem to cover virtually the same thing. migration has ...
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Why did I lose reputation points? 460 became 450

Out or curiosity. I had 460 reputation points (as demonstrated on the attached image) Went off answering question and searching for relative answers using other tabs on the browser. At some point, ...
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Shouldn't we think/worry about the possible purpose of a question?

While browsing other SE website, I check the popular questions across SE network section, where I found this question. Maybe I am a bit skeptical or paranoid, but I believe the purpose of this ...
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Why the number of closed questions was increased in the last 30 day?

According to http://data.stackexchange.com/webapps/query/76890/statistics-about-the-site-questions, the number of closed questions were increased twice compared the previous maximum value that ocurred ...
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What specifically about my 3 WebApps questions is causing me to get blocked?

Similar: Why am I in danger of being blocked? You have reached your question limit It looks like you might need a break - take a breather and come back soon! You've asked 4 questions recently, ...
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Change the [conditional-formatting] tag to not only be about Google Spreadsheets

I've just asked a question about conditional formatting in Microsoft Office Online. I added the conditional-formatting tag but then saw that it apparently only relates to Google Spreadsheets. Is that ...

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